Some people spend years trying to find their mission in life. For sweet Piper Grace Hoefler, it took just 27 days. Piper passed away from the effects of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Type 0, but her legacy lives on in books about inclusion donated by her family’s charitable organization, Piper’s Key. “I didn’t want to […]
Michelle Pfeffer, a medical student at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), knew that one day she’d likely follow in her mom’s footsteps and become a doctor. But she also wanted to be “anything but a general pediatrician,” expecting well-checks to be boring and monotonous. Her opinion changed once she experienced pediatrics for herself. The daughter […]
For Dr. Lawrence Shaffer, the Youngstown and Western Pennsylvania metro areas hold a beloved place in his heart. After going through medical school on a scholarship from the United States Air Force and completing his residency, Shaffer spent four years at an Air Force base in Wyoming as a pediatrician. In 1986, he decided to […]
Color, hardness, texture, sound and so much more can all play a role in determining whether the fruit you are choosing is ripe. In this Children’s Channel video, Danielle Dimengo, RD/LD, a clinical dietitian with the Akron Children’s Hospital Center for Endocrinology and Diabetes, offers a few tips for selecting the freshest, best-tasting fruit for […]
The former home of Child Guidance services in Akron (OH) was razed over several days in late April 2013 to help make way for a $200 million expansion of Akron Children’s Hospital.